The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 100 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £288 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £224 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -2.50%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1438 1443 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.74% 95.12% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1033 781
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Unix
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) Change Management
6 7 (26.92%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) VB
7 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Release Management
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (19.23%) XML
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (15.38%) Classic ASP
9 4 (15.38%) VBA
10 3 (11.54%) ODBC
10 3 (11.54%) Middleware
10 3 (11.54%) IBM
10 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (7.69%) DB2
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) Classic ASP
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 3 (11.54%) ODBC
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Change Management
1 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Document Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITSM
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) VB
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) VBA
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Siebel
4 1 (3.85%) Intel
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow